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scandal involving the port of oak landth. port officials rae veal maritime director james kwan has agreed to reroo tire this month. he's accused of running autopsy 4500 dollar dinner tab at texas strip club setting off an investigation into improper spending by port officials. officials today also said the port has received repayment of public funds spent on 2 improper expenditures and they now have a new set of rules for expense practices that include new spending guidelines. >>> tough prison sentence today for a killer. stuff sentence and tough words from the judge r consist of my shell lay. esteban faces 25 years to live for killing nursing student michelle lay her former best friend. the judge admonished esteban for showing no signs of remorse. as nick explains this was extremely emotional day for the victim family. >> we don't have to deal with this for at least another 20 years or so. >>reporter: alameda county judge sentenced esteban to 25 years to life for the first degree murder of nursing student michelle lay and then dumping her body in a remote part of pleasanton calling
and long beach are open once again, striking clerical workers reached a tentative agreement with the port's 14 shipping lines ending an eight day walkout that cost an estimated one billion in trade per day. the ports of long beach and l.a. handle a full 44% of the nation's container ship traffic. >>> a bay area man who became a jazz legend. dave brubeck was born in concord and went on to world acclaim with his style. how brubeckchanged jazz. ♪ ♪ >> take five the signature piece of the brubeck quartet. best selling jazz single of all time. it made him a pop star. >> he connected with the people and band mates. he is a delightful person. it came out in his music. >> the jazz festival is in the 30th season. he wag is was here for the opening of the 1994 season and growing up in concord. >> courtney band used to rehearse in our house. i heard that band from the time i was five or six years oe89d. >> he played piano in stockton. after a stint in the service he went to mills in service. >> the g.i. bill. >> where he formed his first group. this music was almost too sophisticated. so he tour
and port of oakland. port workers without a contract for nearly a year and a half now. details will be released on wednesday. we will of course pass them along. >>> let's go back to the weather coverage now. napa creek often overflows causing major flooding problems when it rinse like this weekend although not this time. perhaps not any more either thanks to the city flood protection plan. of wayne has the story. >>reporter: when high water come to napa people know the drill. >> flood warning come we pray a little bit. drill take everything out of the basement. everything off the bottom shelves. >>reporter: so what is wrong with this picture. sand bag or the need for them? >> well we would probably be standing in mud and big mess. >>reporter: as the water rose in napa last weekend plenty of residents expected another scene like 2005. when napa creek overflowed its banks. this time it didn't. thanks mostly to 35 million dollar federally funded bipass project by the army corps of engineers. >> design worked as intended. >>reporter: project simple and condition septembe
near the port of everett derailing and crunching cars on the track. >> man it screws came down and took out that rail. >>reporter: as containers crumb pel he realized he could be in the perilous path. >> i thought the rail cars would pile up and come through the fence and get me. so i was trying to get out of the car. everything came to a stop. >>reporter: still he sum up what he saw in two words. >> holy bleep. >> you have the two wordy sues peg. one last check on the weather now. let's update with spencer. >> i'll be using different exclamation. let's look at live doppler 7 hd. clear 68. temperatures beginning to drop rather sharply overnight tonight. we have a freeze warning in effect for the north bay hills and valley from 3:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. low temperature dropping between 25 and 30 degrees an of course that could pose a little bit of a threat to sensitive plant frost advisory in effect for most of the remainder of the bay area for the same hours so it's chilly all around and tomorrow state wide look for sunny skies but relatively cool down south. up in the northern
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